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Man arrested for taking bribe to use ‘influence’ with ACB

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Hyderabad: Telangana Anti-Corruption Bureau today arrested a person here for allegedly taking Rs 10 lakh from a government employee accused of amassing disproportionate assets.

Amit Khetawath, a resident of Kondapur here, was apprehended at a shopping mall here this evening when he accepted Rs 10 lakh from a district inspector working with the Legal Metrology Department.

Khetwath had promised to use his personal influence with ACB officers to ensure that no action was taken on a petition accusing the complainant of possessing disproportionate assets. For this, he had demanded Rs 10 lakh.

Further probe was on, said the Deputy Director, ACB, Umamaheshwar Sarma.